Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Modern World Humanities
Syllabus — Spring 2023

Humanities 304
Section 01 [HUM]
Spring 2023
MWF 1:10 – 2:00
SLN 058098

Dr. Michael Delahoyde
Avery Hall 355 — Washington State University
Hours: MWF 10:00 – 11:00, and by appointment.
Phone: 509-335-4832
E-mail: delahoyd@wsu.edu

 


HUMANITIES
IN THE MODERN WORLD


 

January 9 — Introduction and Disorientation; L’Après-midi d’un faune.
Read the Course Description, and my own Work Tips.
January 11 — Music: Late 19th Century to Debussy, Schoenberg, Stravinsky.
January 13 — Art: Late 19th Century, Expressionism (MH), Fauvism (CA), Ashcan (BAO).

[January 16 — Holiday.]
January 18 — Kafka; Colette, Chéri.
January 20 — Art: Cubism (DM), Orphism (), Futurism (KS), Dada (CF).

January 23 — Metropolis.
January 25 — Colette, The Last of Chéri.
January 27 — Metropolis. [Zoom.]

January 30 — Art: Bauhaus (AC), École de Paris (), Art Deco (LA).
February 1 — Metropolis.
February 3 — Art: Concrete Art (), Social Realism (JB), Surrealism (LT) & Dali. [Zoom.]

February 6 — Music: Schoenberg, Bartok.
February 8 — Sartre, No Exit.
February 10 — Office Hour. [Zoom.]

February 13 — Art: Art Brut (), Existential (), Organic Abstraction (), Kinetic (CQ).
February 15 — Sartre, The Flies.
February 17 — Jazz and Electronic Music. [Zoom.]

[February 20 — St. Nixon Holy Day.]
February 22 — Writing Advice.
February 24 — Review.

February 27 — Midterm Exam &Essay
March 1 — Beckett plays: Krapp’s Last Tape, That Time.
March 3 — Art: Kitchen Sink School (BLS), Assemblage (), Funk Art ().

March 6 — Robbe-Grillet, Jealousy.
March 8 — Music: New Virtuosity, Cage.
March 10 — Office Hour.

[March 13 – 17 — Spring Break.]

March 20 — Minimalism in Music, Riley In C, Glass, Koyaanisqatsi. [Zoom.]
March 22 — Pop Art (), Fluxus (), Op Art (JCG).
March 24 — Minimalism (KW), Conceptual Art (), Body Art (BNS), Installation ().

March 27 — Churchill, Top Girls, Act I.
March 29 — Postmodernism (); Performance Art (SMR), Laurie Anderson.
March 31 — Churchill, Top Girls, Acts II & III. [Zoom.]

April 3 — Earth Art (JA), Site Works (), Super-realism (AK), Video Art (JC).
April 5 — Late-Century Music: Scott, Daugherty.
[April 7 — Conference.]

April 10 — Sound Art (), High-Tech (), Disposable (), Digital (), Internet Art (ND), Kinetic Architecture ().
April 12 — Churchill, This Is a Chair.
April 14 — Food (Total Class Option). [Zoom.]

April 17 — Dance (AA); Fashion (Total Class Collaboration).
April 19 — Review. [Zoom.]
April 21 — End-of-Semester Exam. [Remote.]

April 24 — Wrap-Up Extra-Credit Mod Something.
April 26 — Optional: What I Did on My Summer Vacations.
April 28 —